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72k
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since 1880

Rebekah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Snare
  • #785 All Time
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Boys
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744k Rebecca (Hebrew)
6k Rivka (Hebrew)
2k Rebekka (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Rebekah" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1883770
1884660
1887550
1891660
1892880
1893550
1894990
1895770
1896660
1898660
1899880
1901550
1902770
1906880
1907770
1908550
1910660
1911990
1912770
191319190
191418180
191527270
191620200
191719190
191833330
191925250
192019190
192118180
192225250
192320200
192418180
192527270
192620200
192716160
192815150
192913130
193018180
193112120
193221210
193326260
193423230
193525250
193625250
193721210
193826260
193925250
194040400
194163630
194239390
194344440
194441410
194554540
194668680
194788880
194883830
194996960
195098980
19511461460
19521731730
19531891890
19541971970
19552022020
19562102100
19572082080
19581971970
19592022020
19601941940
19611871870
19622132130
19631911910
19642172170
19652402400
19662582580
19672852850
19682732730
19693433430
19703753750
19715055050
19725395390
19737627620
19741,0301,0237
19751,0711,0710
19761,1931,1876
19771,3281,3280
19781,3541,34311
19791,5191,5190
19801,7391,72910
19811,9131,9058
19822,0672,0598
19831,9071,9007
19841,8131,80211
19851,7971,7916
19861,8411,8338
19871,7401,7328
19881,7001,6955
19891,8811,86912
19902,0482,0417
19912,0632,0630
19922,1052,1050
19932,1082,1080
19942,1592,1590
19952,0692,0690
19962,2212,2210
19972,0552,0550
19982,0282,0280
19992,0652,0650
20001,8941,8940
20011,7361,7360
20021,5701,5700
20031,5001,5000
20041,3891,3845
20051,2801,2800
20061,2241,2240
20071,1011,1010
20089419410
20098878870
20107927920
20117147140
20127127120
20136546540
20146176170

Want to know about the populiarty of Rebekah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 71,546 babies born with the name Rebekah in the United States. That's more than enough Rebekahs to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rebekah" was in 1996 with a total of 2,221 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rebekahs)

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rebekah" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 38 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 1,894 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rebekah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rebekah as well as things modernly associated with the name Rebekah such as celebrities named Rebekah.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Rebekah

The name "Rebekah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Snare". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Rebekah Teasdale

Rebekah was born in 1980.

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Rebekah Del Rio

Rebekah Del Rio is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Rebekah was born in 1967.

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Rebekah Johnson

Rebekah Johnson is a songwriter, singer, and actress. Rebekah was born in 1976 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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Rebekah Hurth

Rebekah was born in 1981.

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Alternative Meanings

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Your name in reverse order is "Hakeber". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Krbaeeh". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Rebekah born Jul 12, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1775. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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